Category Archives: Quotes

Great Quotes: Thirteenth in a Series

“We are turning into a nation of whimpering slaves to Fear—fear of war, fear of poverty, fear of random terrorism, fear of getting down-sized or fired because of the plunging economy, fear of getting evicted for bad debts or suddenly getting locked up in a military detention camp on vague charges of being a Terrorist sympathizer.”
— Hunter S. Thompson, “Extreme Behavior in Aspen,” February 3, 2003

Great Quotes: Eleventh in a Series

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
     — Mark Twain

Great Quotes: Ninth in a Series

“But there’s some stuff in our industry that we wouldn’t be proud to ship. And we just can’t do it. We can’t ship junk. There are thresholds we can’t cross because of who we are.”
– Steve Jobs (during Q&A of the new iMac Press Event in response to a question about going after the low-end market)